Instantly captivating, the Mingan Archipelago features colossal limestone outcroppings that evoke landscapes from primeval times. Frolicking whales and seals enliven the vast, blue horizon, while over 1,000 islands and islets enchant visitors with their unique flora and seabird colonies. Discover this timeless natural wonder aboard a sea expedition or by exploring the many island nature trails!

Featured things to do

Two islands: a million and one things to explore!

Conquer Quarry and Niapiskau Islands! Accompanied by a Parks Canada interpreter, discover a natural botanical garden with stunning flora and fauna and giant monoliths - spectacular sculptures created by Mother Nature herself.

An authentic maritime experience skimming across the water

From Île aux Perroquets to Île Nue de Mingan, soak up the history of lighthouse keepers and learn about their gripping day-to-day adventures tending and caring for their lighthouses. Watch for Atlantic puffin close to the boat!

Alone with nature... or nearly alone!

Fall asleep to lapping waves just a few steps from your tent set up on an island. Dream of the songs of whales in harmony with the sounds of seals. Is this all just a dream?

Getting here

1340 de la Digue Street
Havre-Saint-Pierre QC G0G 1P0

Hours of operation

Closed for the winter season
Complete schedule


Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Information and/or reservation: 418-538-3285 or 418-949-2126
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888

A family of cyclists and a heritage lighthouse

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